Crutchfield, Kentucky

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Crutchfield
Unincorporated community
Crutchfield is located in Kentucky
Crutchfield
Crutchfield
Location within the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 36°34′36″N 88°56′7″W / 36.57667°N 88.93528°W / 36.57667; -88.93528Coordinates: 36°34′36″N 88°56′7″W / 36.57667°N 88.93528°W / 36.57667; -88.93528
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Fulton
Elevation 397 ft (121 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CST (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 490433[1]

Crutchfield is an unincorporated community in Fulton County, Kentucky, United States.

Possibly known previously as Alexander and Slap Out, a post office opened in 1874 with the name Crutchfield. The community was once a thriving commercial center with on the Illinois Central Railroad.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Crutchfield, Kentucky
  2. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. p. 74. Retrieved 2013-04-28.